Human Resources, Learning, and Leadership: Our Ten Predictions for 2014

2014 will be an exciting and challenging year for HR, learning, and talent professionals.  (Download our 66 page Predictions Report here.) Global economic growth will create a new level of competition for people. HR organizations will shift their focus from cost reduction to retention and engagement. Technology will continue to make the world a smaller […]

Read More

New Research: Understanding the Employee Engagement Market

"Employee Engagement" is one of the most talked-about, confusing, complicated area of business. Yet if you really figure it out, you'll dramatically improve your business performance. Companies that deliver high recognition cultures, for example, have 31% lower turnover rates than their peers.  Take that to the bank. Understanding the Engagement Marketplace This week we are […]

Read More

College Debt and the HR Challenge

This week I attended the Citizen League and Minnesota Public Radio's program "Policy and a Pint" entitled "Generation Debt". State Representative Carlos Mariani served as one discussant. Among other laudable accomplishments, he is the Executive Director of the Minnesota Minority Education partnership, DFL lead on the education reform committee, and on the education finance committee. He discussed the […]

Read More